A dusty and atmospheric blues project, created by Irish singer/songwriter Richard Farrell, and the Danish producer / bassist Laust “Krudtmejer” Nielsen. Bringing the fruits of blues, gospel and soul together, with modern productions techniques, Trainman Blues have received high praise and have gathered a dedicated fan base throughout Denmark, Europe and the US. Their debut album won best Blues Album at the 2018 Danish Music Awards. Their 2nd release, Shadows and Shapes, was released early in 2021. Received with tremendous reviews and yet again winning not only Best Blues Album at the DMA’s, but also Best Live Band. Their latest live album, ‘Live from the Station ‘ was released in spring 2022 and was nominated for best album at the DMA’s 2022. All of their albums are available on vinyl and CD.
Words from the media
“Richard Farrell, whose timbre and intonations evoke Sean Costello, asserts himself as a great soul singer” (Soulbag Magazine, France)
“The production of bassist Laust Nielsen is a joy of simplicity, succeeding in reconciling tradition and modernity, classicism and innovation” (Rootstime Belgium)
“This sequel album with its balanced mix of blues, soul and funk, will absolutely not disappoint anyone. It’s a gem “. (BluesNews Denmark)
“With Live at the Station, Trainman Blues has once again delivered an extremely well-planned musical album spot shot with lots of goodies to enjoy, and you really want to experience a concert with Trainman Blues after hearing this fine live album”